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Hola, I’m Stephanie! And I’ve been a viatrix all my life.

I’ve spent over 15 years in the travel industry, and was named a Top Travel Specialist by Condé Nast Traveler in 2021 and 2022. Now, I’m using my expertise to help you get MORE out of your travels.

viatrix (Latin): female traveler

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Travel inspo, coming in hot

Every week, I’m answering travelers’ questions, vlogging about my adventures, sharing packing tips, or giving my best recommendations. Browse the latest:

Golden hour in the Place des Vosges, in the Marais district of Paris, one of my top 2024 travel destinations ©Stephanie Dosch

A Travel Expert Reacts to the New York Times’ Top 2024 Travel Destinations

Join me on a journey around the world as I react to the New York Times’ “52 Places to Go in 2024”. In my latest YouTube video, I’m examining the prestigious list with my travel expert eye, and bringing in some of my own personal experiences. Tune in to see which destinations stood …

Heian-jingu Shrine, Kyoto, Japan

Where to Travel in 2024

Discover my picks for where to travel in 2024 with this curated list of this year’s top travel destinations. From serene beaches to bustling cities, this guide highlights the most sought-after locations across the globe. Whether you’re planning a solo adventure, a romantic getaway, or a …

Northern California coast along Highway 1

Where to Go in Northern California

Planning a trip to Northern California? Then keep reading for all my top recommendations for beaches, coastal hikes, restaurants, and places to stay between San Francisco and Mendocino, including Sono…

Wedding ceremony in the redwoods

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding

Packing for a destination wedding can feel like a daunting task—balancing style with practicality, choosing outfits for multiple events while keeping your luggage light. But don’t worry, I’ve go…

Cartagena, Colombia

Where to Go in Central America

Six favorite places in Central America for culture, history, adventure, and more. Whether you're a foodie, a city lover, or you need some time in nature, you can find what you’re looking for.